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Mobility must be driving force as we move SA forward

With last week’s delivery of the 2015 Budget, Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene has provided the mechanism by which the country’s socio-economic develo... Read Story

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Budget perpetuates the problems

It was the most anti-growth Budget in the past 20 years, write Chris Hart and Lesiba Mothata.

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Budget doesn’t address needs of poor

It is astounding that Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene paid so little attention to our national triple crisis, says Zwelinzima Vavi.

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'Davos is simply a magical time'
January 19 2015 at 11:41

Billionaire venture capitalist Jim Breyer is heading to the Swiss Alps this year with an upbeat message.

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Views of Africa: closing the gap
January 20 2015 at 09:34

It is impossible not to have strong views when it comes to the debate on Africa's rise.

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SNB factors politics over euro peg
January 19 2015 at 11:53

"If you decide to exit such a policy, you have to take the markets by surprise."

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Gender equality is good for business
January 18 2015 at 15:56

While there has been an increase in women at senior and middle management, they still have a long way to go to shatter the glass ceiling of top management, according to a report of the International Labour Organisation (IL... Read Story
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SA private education situated on elusive horizon
January 16 2015 at 07:36

SOUTH Africa’s ultimate goal should be to have free, high quality education for all citizens. Many developing economies have already achieved this – Argentina even extends the offer to foreigners.

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Repositioning Africa in the eyes of the financial world
January 16 2015 at 07:36

Independent Media CEO Dr Iqbal Surve looks forward to the WEF forum at Davos.

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East slow to feel chill of looming deflation
January 16 2015 at 07:35

AFTER months of preaching monetary discipline to fend off inflation, Raghuram Rajan, the Reserve Bank of India governor, shocked India yesterday by unexpectedly slashing the benchmark repurchase rate to 7.75 percent from 8... Read Story
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Salary or personal fulfilment: You choose
January 15 2015 at 07:48

THERE are several decision-making milestones in life. Some of them include navigating the following questions: What do I want to do when I grow up? What will I study at high school? What subjects should I register for at u... Read Story
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SA’s education system critical to our competitiveness
January 15 2015 at 07:48

THE NATION brand is an extremely complex concept. I recently found a diagrammatic representation in a paper entitled the Nation Brand Molecule which illustrates exactly how complex this concept is.

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Brazil and Greece – could it be déjà vu?
January 14 2015 at 07:36

THE POSSIBILITY of an untested and extreme-talking left-wing party coming to power in the next elections sparks a sell-off in the markets.

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